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Marchetta, Melina 1965-

Overview
Works: 56 works in 417 publications in 17 languages and 15,458 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Drama  Children's audiobooks  Interviews  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3511.I9, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Melina Marchetta
Publications by Melina Marchetta
Most widely held works by Melina Marchetta
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta( Book )
50 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,735 libraries worldwide
Francesca has started Year Eleven at a new school that has just started accepting girls. It is the beginning of new friendships, love and humour
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta( Book )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,459 libraries worldwide
Abandoned by her drug-addicted mother at the age of eleven, high school student Taylor Markham struggles with her identity and family history at a boarding school in Australia
Finnikin of the rock by Melina Marchetta( Book )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,167 libraries worldwide
At the age of nine, Finnikin is warned by the gods that he must sacrifice a pound of flesh in order to save the royal house of his homeland, Lumatere - And so he stands on the rock of three wonders with his childhood friend Prince Balthazar and the prince's cousin, Lucian, and together they mix their blood - And Lumatere is safe - Until the 'five days of the unspeakable', when the King and Queen and their children are slaughtered in the palace - And an imposter king takes the throne
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta( Book )
97 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
'Eat, Jozzie, eat. Oh, Jozzie, Jozzie. Look at your hair. Why, Jozzie? Why can you not look tidy?' My grandmother says that to me every afternoon. She says it with a painful cry in her voice as if she is dying. I'm not sure if anyone has ever died of the fact that their granddaughter looks untidy, but I'm sure my grandmother will one day because she'll strain her voice so much she'll choke
Froi of the exiles by Melina Marchetta( Book )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been taken roughly and lovingly in hand by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family but is soon sent on a secretive mission to the kingdom of Charyn where he must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship and the mysteries of a half-mad princess
Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
Froi and his companions travel through Charyn to find Quintana and build an army to secure her unborn child's right to rule, an effort that culminates in an ultimate showdown with Isaboe of Lumatere
The piper's son by Melina Marchetta( Book )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Slovenian and held by 926 libraries worldwide
After his favorite uncle's violent death, Tom Mackee watches his family implode, quits school, and turns his back on music and everyone who matters, and while he is in no shape to mend what is broken, he fears that no one else is, either
Finnikin of the rock by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere
On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Taylor Markham is now a senior at the Jellicoe School, and has been made leader of the boarders. She is responsible for keeping the upper hand in the territory wars with the townies, and the cadets who camp on the edge of the school's property over summer. She has to keep her students safe and the territories enforced and to deal with Jonah Griggs, the leader of the cadets and someone she'd rather forget. But what she needs to do, more than anything, is unravel the mystery of her past and find her mother who abandoned her on the Jellicoe Road six years before
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Josephine Alibrandi is 17, illegitimate and in her final year at a wealthy Catholic school. This is the year her father comes back into her life, the year she falls in love, and the year she sets herself free
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Francesca could use her outspoken mother's help with the problems of being one of a handful of girls at a parochial school that has just turned co-ed, but her mother has suddenly become severely depressed
The piper's son by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
After his favorite uncle's violent death, Tom Mackee watches his family implode, quits school, and turns his back on music and everyone who matters, and while he is in no shape to mend what is broken, he fears that no one else is, either
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta( visu )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The travails of a teenager in her last year of school. Josie's relationships with friends and family in her last year of school. She tells us of her struggles with her Italian-Australian identity and the highs and lows of teen life. She knows it's where she comes from, but it's not where she feels she belongs. Josie seeks to find her true identity and navigate a course through the shoals of teenage life
Froi of the exiles by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
The curse on Lumatere has been lifted, but Froi's journey is just beginning. Three years after the curse on Lumatere was lifted, Froi has found his home, or so he believes. Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been trained roughly and lovingly by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family, and has learned to control his quick temper with a warrior's discipline. But when he is sent on a secretive mission to the kingdom of Charyn, nothing could have prepared him for what he finds. Here he encounters a damaged people who are not what they seem, and must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship and the mysteries of a half-mad princess. In this barren and mysterious place, he will discover there is a song sleeping in his blood ... and though Froi would rather not, the time has come to listen
The gorgon in the gully by Melina Marchetta( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Beyond the basketball courts and classrooms of St Raph's is a gully where everything disappears forever. Danny Griggs has heard stories about a creature that lives down there. So why does he volunteer to face the Gorgon when he's been petrified by everyting all his life?
Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Separated from the girl he loves and has sworn to protect, Froi and his companions travel through Charyn searching for Quintana and building an army that will secure her unborn child's right to rule. While in the valley between two kingdoms, Quintana of Charyn and Isaboe of Lumatere come face-to-face in a showdown that will result in heartbreak for one and power for the other
Melina Marchetta's Looking for Alibrandi by Wendy Beckett( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Jay Gatsby is the man who has everything but one thing will always be out of his reach. Everybody who is anybody is seen at his glittering parties. For Gatsby young, handsome, fabulously rich always seems alone in the crowd, watching and waiting, though no one knows what for
Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The lumatere chronicles : the complete trilogy by Melina Marchetta( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Marchetta, Melina
Marchettová, Melina 1965-
Melina Marčeta
Melina Marchetta australiensk författare
Melina Marchetta australsk skribent
Melina Marchetta schrijfster uit Australië
Melina Marchetta scrittrice australiana
Мелина Марчетта
마체타, 멜리나 1965-
マーケッタ, メリーナ
Languages
English (302)
German (21)
Spanish (14)
Italian (12)
Swedish (10)
Slovenian (5)
Polish (3)
Danish (2)
Chinese (2)
Japanese (2)
Albanian (2)
Indonesian (2)
Dutch (2)
Lithuanian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Korean (1)
Hungarian (1)
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